ENVS 101 - Environmental Studies First Year Experience
(1 cr) This course is designed to integrate students into the life and culture of Shepherd University (the intent of all FYEX courses) with the ultimate goal of preparing students for academic success in the sciences specifically focusing on Environmental Studies. Topics designed to provide the student a successful Shepherd University experience include introduction to the fundamental works in the environmental field; healthy living instruction through discussion and example; developing familiary with Environmental Studies faculty, facilities, programs, and research; and exposure to the foundations necessary for success in the sciences, such as effective written communication and presentations, literature searches and the need for scientific calculations. Class discussion and participation, guest presenters and field excursions are important components of the first year experience.
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